Today in news of lists that have no bearing on anything beyond comment board discussions, AskMen—America’s premier authority on whether an actress or model is hot or not—has declared Jon Stewart “the most influential man of 2010,” giving The Daily Show host top honors over runners-up like Microsoft’s Bill Gates, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, and Apple’s Steve Jobs. Stewart was the No. 1 choice of more than 500,000 readers in a survey ranking men who “swayed public opinion and were described as rule-breakers to some degree in a time of recession.” Other men who made the list included Kanye West (No. 5) and JetBlue flight attendant Steven Slater (No. 48), so you can see what an honor this is for Stewart. Also, somehow people like Leonardo DiCaprio, Hugh Jackman, and the Old Spice guy count as “rule-breakers.” Here’s the full list.
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